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Nitinol guidewire fragmentation using the OTSC extractor device: an innovative approach for an ERCP complication

Journal Volume 87 - 2024
Issue Fasc.1 - Letters
Author(s) F. Vara-Luiz 1 2, G. Nunes 1 2, I. Mendes 1, C. Oliveira 1, J. Veloso 1, J. Fonseca 1 2
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(1) Gastroenterology Department, Hospital Garcia de Orta, Almada, Portugal
(2) Egas Moniz Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CiiEM), Egas Moniz School of Health and Science, Caparica, Portugal

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with metallic stenting provides an effective minimally invasive approach for palliative drainage of patients with malignant biliary obstruction and surgically unresectable disease, however, adverse events related with stent deployment may occur.

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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